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Water boiling stays in effect in Kennett Square

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  • General news

    Former New Garden supervisor starts prison term

    WEST CHESTER >> A contrite former New Garden supervisor was led from a Common Pleas Courtroom Tuesday by sheriff’s deputies to begin serving a state prison sentence for possession of child pornography.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@dailylocal.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Sports

    Football: Unionville spoils Avon Grove’s homecoming

    WEST GROVE >> On Saturday afternoon, there was excitement, energy and spirit all around Avon Grove High School’s campus before kickoff due to Homecoming festivities. However, once the ball was kicked off, smiles turned to frowns as Unionville rolled to a 36-0 victory in the non-league contest.

    By Kieran McCauley kmccauley@dailylocal.com @k_mac_14 on Twitter |

  • Opinion

    Backpacks: Not your spine’s best friend

    Alas, the new school year is here! On top of every child’s list of school supplies is a new backpack. While backpacks vary in their style, color and sizes, they all share one thing in common: they are detrimental to the health of your child’s spine. According to an article in a 1998 edition of the prestigious scientific journal “Spine,” by the time a young adult has graduated from high school, he or she has experienced at least one episode of back pain, due in...

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  • Sports

    Winning golf: Get that big bounce back

    Two weeks ago, Billy Horschel chunked a six-iron shot into the final hole, causing him to lose the golf tournament on just when he had a chance to win it. His comment: “I didn’t choke. I just made a bad swing at the wrong time.” This past weekend, Billy found himself in a similar position and pulled through to win by two. He did so by using a very simple strategy: He let go of that bad shot.

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  • Opinion

    More great fall activities for you and your family

    Some weeks I have a love/hate relationship with doing this column. I love learning about all the outdoor possibilities in our area and I love that all these fun activities are delivered right to my inbox for my choosing. The hate part is that there simply are not enough hours in a week to do as many of them as I would like. Some months, I hate choosing, and September and October are usually two of those months because there are so many great things to do.

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  • General news

    Sept. 11: Chester County remembers that fateful day

    Many Chester County communities on Thursday held special observances to remember the deadliest attack on U.S. soil and the nation’s most tragic day: Sept. 11, 2001.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Kennett school board: Who should be allowed to voice opinions at meetings?

    Kennett Square >> In preparation for the new school year, the Kennett Consolidated school board has been reviewing its policies and making changes and updates when necessary.

    Candice Monhollan
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  • Our say

    Festival benefits outlive the day

    For several years now, there has been some criticism of the annual Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square — or the fact that the town closes down for two days to make room for it.

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  • General news

    East Marlborough police to get new temporary home

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Some municipalities conduct their business like hockey games — a contact sport, mostly governed by rules, but punctuated by occasional moments when the gloves come off and fists meet faces.

    By Matt Freeman For 21st-centurymedia.com @kennettpaper on Twitter |

  • Sports

    Volleyball: Shultz sisters power Shanahan over Unionville

    UNIONVILLE >> Bishop Shanahan has a very unique one-two punch.

    By Rich Fogel sports@dailylcoal.com @RBFogel26 |

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